TX Book News: Lone Star Lit LIGHT, retro Albert, new Ozeki, gone fishin' -- and more! 09.19.2021
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BOOKISH TEXAS

FOR THE WEEK OF 09.19.2021

Whether it's A Most Clever Girl or Becoming a Lioness this week and every week, we have the most comprehensive listing of bookish goings-on (& online as long as social distancing lasts) including book and author events, festivals, story times, readings, workshops, and lectures in the Lone Star State.

(*This week, there are over 80 events, including nineteen in-person events and six ongoing on-site exhibitions.)

PLAN YOUR WEEK

 
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LONE STAR LISTENS

RETRO INTERVIEW

Originally featured March, 2015

Lone Star Listens interview with Susan Wittig Albert: Mystery and Mentoring

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LONE STAR LIT EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Inprint Ruth Ozeki Reading

SpotLIGHT Ozeki

On Monday, September 27, 7 pm CT, join Inprint for a livestream event featuring Booker Prize finalist Ruth Ozeki, sharing her new novel The Book of Form and Emptiness.

Celebrated author of A Tale for the Time Being, All Over Creation, and My Year of Meats, Ozeki has been called “one of our era’s most compassionate and original minds” (Dave Eggers). Her latest novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness, has been named a most anticipated book of the fall by Time, Vulture, Lit Hub, The Millions, Publishers Weekly, and Bookpage and is said to be “heart-breaking and heart-healing” (Matt Haig).

For $30 tickets (includes a hardcover copy of Ozeki’s new novel) and more information, visit inprinthouston.org.

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SpotLIGHT PQ October Picks

IN BOOK CLUB NEWS...

OCTOBER BOOK OF THE MONTH:

With or Without You: A Novel by Caroline Leavitt

OCTOBER INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE MONTH:

All the Way to the Tigers: A Memoir by Mary Morris

OCTOBER BONUS BOOKS:

The Illusion of Leaving: A Novel by Jeannette Brown

A Visitation of Angels: A Pluto’s Snitch Mystery #4 by Carolyn Haines

Switchback: A Patrick Flint Novel by Pamela Fagan Hutchins

Champagne Widows: Veuve Clicquot and Napoleon by Rebecca Rosenberg

Check out Reading Nation Magazine, a magazine for book lovers that features The International Pulpwood Queen and Timber Guy Authors. Read the LATEST ISSUE, and check us out on Pinterest.

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LONE STAR BOOK BLOG TOURS

NO TOURS THIS WEEK

Our Lone Star Book Blog Tours reach more than 100,000 visitors every month with author interviews, book reviews, giveaways, promotions, guest posts, book trailers, and more.

Our blogger team is catching its breath this week, so while the team's gone fishin', visit the tour pages to peruse completed tours.

Or, if you are a Texas author, or you have a book with a Texas connection, learn more about our book blog tours and let us help spread the word.

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ICYMI

SEPTEMBER TEXAS BOOKS PREVIEW

In the nearly sixty Texas-connected titles publishing this month, there are stories of love, loss, and of plain ol' livin' to help you usher in a new season.

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ALWAYS ON LONE STAR LIT

-- Past Reviews & PreviewsExcerpts & InterviewsTexas Reads, Texas Writes, & Texas Talks, and Bookish Humor cartoons

-- The Twig Book Shop's NEW Regional Roundup

-- Texas Writers' Groups and Texas Bookstores, and the newly updated Book Clubs in Texas

(Your group, club, or bookstore missing? Email us at Info@LoneStarLiterary.com and we'll get your group added.)

DID YOU KNOW

We're on Goodreads, where you can check out our READ and TO-READ shelves.

Lone Star's Proof & Polish Shop is taking submissions.

We're booking 2021 Lone Star Book Blog Tours for select NOVEMBER dates and later.

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